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(00:00:00)Liliane Pierre-Paul fè yon entèvyou ak manman ak gran sè twa jèn gason ki lame touye 26 avril 1986 devan Fort Dimanche. Jou sa a te gen yon pwosesyon, yon mach ki soti Sacre Coeur desann Fort Dimanche pou komemore evenman 26 avril 1963. Lè foul la rasanble devan Fort Dimanche, lame tire sou yo. Yo pa konnen konbyen moun ki blese, konbyen moun ki mouri. Pami sa ki mouri yo te gen Jackson Row, 26 an, ki tap travay nan Nouvelliste; Wilson Auguste, 18 an, yon etidyan nan segond; ak Wilson Micaisse, 16 an, yon etidyan nan segond. Yon ane aprè lanmò twa jèn gason yo, manman yo – ki sot nan klas popilè a, se machann kap vann anba lavil la– boulvèse ak emosyonèl. Yap chèche jistis men yo pa vrèman konnen ki jan pou yo fèl. Yo di lame ak otorite yo trete jèn gason yo tankou chen, yo pat trete yo tankou moun. (00:22:38)Temwanyaj Gary Desenclos, kap travay kòm obsèvatè nan Comité des droits de l’homme haïtien nan Beljik. Li te asiste mach 26 avril 1986 kòm obsèvatè dwa moun. Li di vyolans lame te fè a te fèt prèske san pwovokasyon. Menm si foul la tap fè yon ti menas, yo pat gen zam nan men yo, epi manm fanmi Benoît ak fanmi Édeline (ki te manke ekstèmine nan masak 1963 a) te gentan kalme foul la. Se te aprè foul la fin kalme, lame a kòmanse tire sou yo. Lame a pat kite moun ede sa ki te blese yo, nonplis.
(00:00:00)Liliane Pierre-Paul interviews the mothers and older sister of three young men who were killed by the army at the April 26, 1986 demonstration in front of Fort Dimanche. On that date, there was a procession from Sacre Coeur church to Fort Dimanche in commemoration of the events of April 26, 1963. When the crowd assembled in front of Fort Dimanche, the army fired upon them, killing and wounding an unknown number of people. Among them were Jackson Row, age 26, who worked as a typist at the Nouvelliste; Wilson Auguste, 18, a secondary school student; and Wilson Micaisse, 16, also a secondary school student. A year after the young men’s deaths, the speakers – who are working class street merchants — are distraught and emotional, seeking justice thought not sure how to achieve it. They say that the young men were treated like dogs rather than people. (00:22:38)Testimony from Gary Desenclos from the Comité des droits de l’homme haïtien in Belgium, who was at the April 26, 1986 event as a human rights observer. He states that the violence committed by the army was largely without provocation. While the crowd was making some threats, they were not armed, and at the time of the violence, representatives of the Benoît and Édeline families (which were nearly exterminated in the 1963 massacre) had calmed the crowd down. The army then waited a time, and began to fire. They also stopped people from assisting the injured.
AlternativeTémoignage sur le massacre de Fort Dimanche du 26 avril 1986 (mères des victimes, observateur des droits de l’homme) – un an plus tard
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